Bear Sightings near UC Merced Campus

October 8, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Several people have reported seeing a bear near U.C. Merced. The sightings have occurred in North Merced, not far from the university campus.Callers who contacted animal control estimate the bear weighs up to 200-pounds. But no one has reported any aggressive behavior.

Authorities say it's certainly unusual to see a bear so close to the city. The Fish and Game Department has reportedly found bear tracks and droppings ... but so far ... no bear.

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